Definition of "rose-pink" [rose•-pink]

  • A pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also, the color of the pigment. (noun)
  • Having a pink color like that of the rose, or like the pigment called rose pink. See Rose pink, under rose. (adjective)
  • Disposed to clothe everything with roseate hues; hence, sentimental. (adjective)

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Use "rose-pink" in a sentence
  • "He loved fast cars—and rose-pink nail polish, said Mr. Lawrence, whose wife went for a spin with the artist in Doha in his Bugatti, which, naturally he drove barefoot."
  • "When I looked down at my body it was painted deep neon rose-pink -- almost aglow."
  • "But if there is a lasting emblem that sums up Nov. 22, 1963, the day America tumbled from youthful idealism to hollow despair, it is Jacqueline Kennedy's rose-pink suit and pillbox hat."